On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1572

Historical Events

  • Spanish co-land guardian Duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBen Jonson

Ben Jonson, English playwright and poet (Volpone, Alchemist), born in London (d. 1637)

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson

1572 Highlights

About June 11, 1572

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 448 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini